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Tuesday April 4, 2017

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It was the first Coy Cup played in the Yukon capital and the first won by Whitehorse.

The Whitehorse Huskies won their first B.C. AA men’s hockey championship with a 7-4 win over the Kelowna Sparta in the final April 1 at Takhini Arena.

Here is a collection of photos from last week’s championship.

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1 Derek Klassen raises the Coy Cup after the Huskies defeated the Kelowna Sparta 7-4 in the championship game. Klassen was named first star of the game with two goals, while Ted Stephens got the nod as tournament MVP. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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2 The Huskies celebrate their first goal of the Coy Cup at Takhini Arena on March 28. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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3 Fans welcome Huskies onto the ice for their round-robin game against the Terrace River Kings March 31. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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4 Derek Klassen puts the pressure on Terrace goalie Patrick Leal. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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5 Tournament MVP Ted Stephens makes it snow during the semifinal. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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6 Spectator Gaets Michaud shows his excitement during the final. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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7 Huskies defenceman Kaleb Dawe keeps in front of Terrace's Cory Dekelver. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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8 (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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9 The Huskies' bench erupts in cheers after scoring a third-period insurance goal. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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10 Forward Adam Henderson gives River Kings forward Josh Murray a little face wash. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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11 River Kings' forward Josh Murray lets a shot go against the Huskies March 31. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
huskies12.jpg (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
12 Terrace forward Ben Reinbolt slides a pass under the armpit of a Huskies defenceman Jon Rudolph. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
huskies13.jpg (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
13 Whitehorse Huskies forward Ted Stephens falls over teammate Kevin Petovello during his team's round-robin 5-5 tie against Kelowna. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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14 The Huskies bench celebrates Kane Dawe's first-period goal. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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15 Whitehorse forward Ted Stephens lays a hit on Sparta's Matt Elia during third-period action April 1. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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16 Forward Derek Klassen hits the brakes in the Huskies opener. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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17 Huskies defenseman Kaleb Dawe puts a shot on net during the semifinal. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
huskies18.jpg (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
18 Whitehorse's Rob Stuckey and Kelowna's Kelly Loudoun trade blows during a second-period fight. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
huskies19.jpg (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
19 Huskies celebrate taking their first lead at the Coy Cup against the North Island Capitals. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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20 Whitehorse's Tom Amson takes part in a shoot-to-win contest held by Yukon Yamaha during an intermission on Saturday. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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21 Forward Adam Henderson gets a backhand on net during the final. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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22 Huskies assistant captain Jared Tuton takes a moment after a whistle during the final. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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23 Huskies captain Evan Campbell is pushed over while trying to score on the River Kings on March 29. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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24 Forward Kaleb Dawe gets some fist bumps after a Huskies third-period goal against Sparta. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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25 Jamie Binger celebrates a Huskies goal against the River Kings. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
huskies26.jpg (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
26 Huskies forward Rob Stuckey looks over his shoulder to see if the shot gets past Kelowna goalkeeper Tyler Briggs. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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27 Defenceman Alex Dzielski tries to hold onto the puck against Terrace March 29. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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28 Kane Dawe opens the scoring against Kelowna in the final. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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29 The Huskies celebrate as Simon Nugent puts Whitehorse ahead by two in the final. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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30 The crowd cheers as Ted Stephens puts the Huskies up 5-2 against Kelowna. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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31 A spectator takes part in the paper airplane toss contest. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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32 Huskies forward Adam Henderson watches third-period action. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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33 Ted Stephens scores an empty-netter to seal the win for the Huskies. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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34 Kane Dawe, left, and Kevin Petovello celebrate after clinching the title. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
huskies35.jpg (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
35 Huskies head coach Michael Tuton raises the Coy Cup. (Tom Patrick/Yukon News)
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36 The Huskies pose for a team picture after the win. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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37 Fans reach for the Coy Cup as Kevin Petovello heads back to the dressing room. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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38 Forward Kane Dawe shows his excitement following the win. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)
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39 Teammates pour beer into the Coy Cup for Huskies forward Kevin Petovello following the team's win over the Kelowna Sparta April 1. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News)

1 Comment

Pat Stevens wrote:
2:51pm Thursday April 6, 2017

Nice job boys your a great team. The Coy Cup proves that and all Yukon fans are proud of you

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